ScreenDance Miami

Once Is Not Enough!

January 18, 2024

7:30 pm


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January 18, 2024

7:30 pm

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The Light Box Studio at Miami Theater Center
9816 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami Shores, FL 33138

We loved these films so much that we’ve included them as part of ScreenDance Miami 2024 Opening Night.

Join us for ScreenDance Miami’s opening night program featuring filmmakers working in Canada, Colombia, England, and the US. These films will also be screened at a different location later in the festival as part of the Official Selections.


Parades (2022, 16:52 min, FL Premiere, Quebec)

Alan Lake

Parades is an initiation to a mysterious pagan feast made by powerful images between a fantasy and an allegory.


Moth (2023, 5:17 min, FL Premiere, Asheville/NC)

Kate Weare

Moth, a ghost story, explores female desire in a darkened space of imagination using a single light source: a lantern. The film complicates ideas of sexual objectification, guilt, and loss by tracing the flux of whose feelings matter most in an act of coupling.


The Noise My Leaves Make (2022, 6:56 min, Florida Premiere, Leicester/England)

Tia-Monique Uzor

The Noise My Leaves Make follows three dark-skinned Black women as they dance through the Leicestershire environment. As Black British women, this space has been denied to them as a place of belonging. Through their movement, these three women claim the countryside as their own finding sisterhood, connection, and joy.


Thick Skin (2023, 2:51 min, Florida Premiere, Bogotá/Colombia)

Laura Steiner

To live in Bogotá, you need a skin than can adapt: that can turn reptilian when it’s raining and that can go soft when you get a free coffee from the corner shop. Thick Skin takes you through Bogotá with stylized movement that speaks of life in the bustling city.


Carmen (2023, 4:36 min, US Premiere, Miami)

Carla Forte and Alexey Taran

Carmen is a dance for camera in which the character tells the story through her body, creating new body language.


>>> Total length: 37 min


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Kristina Villaverde

Special Projects Manager

A native of Miami, Kristina Villaverde became Miami Light Project’s Technical Director in 2014. Kristina is also the director of Miami Light Project’s Technical Fellowship, a program designed to train emerging theater technicians and prepares them for professional work. A long time staple in the South Florida theater community, Kristina has worked as the Head Electrician at Byron Carlyle Theater, The Colony Theater and the Olympia Theater. Additionally, she has built her theater skills as Light Designer and Stage Manager for numerous productions, and worked for local arts organizations as Young Arts and Miami Lyric Opera. Kristina has been a member of I.A.T.S.E. Local 500 and had the opportunity to work as a stagehand for a variety of productions from Broadway, Comedy Central, CBS, Telemundo to Live Nation at a great number of venues in South Florida.
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Terrence Brunn

Marketing & Communications Manager

A native of St. Thomas, US Virgin Island, Terrence Brunn is an arts administrator and designer with a B.A. in Business Management from the University of Miami. Terrence Brunn joined MLP in 2012 as part of the Miami Light Project’s Technical Fellowship Program inaugural class where he explored all aspects of stagecraft. Now Terrence is the communications manager for Miami Light Project and the program coordinator for Miami Theater Center. Terrence currently resides in Miami and enjoys traveling when not working.
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Regina Moore

Director of Planning & Development

Regina Moore joined Miami Light Project in October 2012. Previously, Regina worked as an independent consultant and grant writer for nonprofits in South Florida. Since 2003, Regina has worked with cultural & arts and community services organizations on projects that have generated more than $4 million in grants. She has 18 years of experience in grant proposal development, strategic planning, building collaborations and program evaluation for small/mid-size nonprofits. Regina holds a master degree in business administration from the University of Miami (Coral Gables, FL) and bachelor’s degree in business from Pontificia Universidade Católica (Sao Paulo, Brazil). A native of Brazil, Regina currently resides in Boca Raton with her husband, John, and two children, Thomas and Emilie.
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Eventz Paul

Technical Director & Facilities Manager

Eventz Paul is currently the Technical Director and Productions Manager at Miami Light Project. He has been a part of this organization since 2011. He participated in Miami Light Project’s first class of the Technical Fellowship Program held at The Light Box. He joined this program hoping to improve his existing theater skills. He received training from experts in the industry that mentored and further his theater technical skills. Now, he has successfully used his professional knowledge and has had the opportunity to work with various arts organizations and venues throughout Miami including Miami Theater Center, National Young Arts Foundation, the Colony Theatre and many more. He has become an instructor and conducts audiovisual classes to incoming technical fellows.

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Elizabeth Boone

Artistic & Executive Director

Beth Boone has been the Artistic & Executive Director of Miami Light Project since 1998, developing critically acclaimed artistic programs that have asserted the organization as one of the leading cultural institutions in South Florida. These programs include: the establishment of Here & Now, South Florida’s most respected commission and presenting program for community-based artists; premiere presentations of internationally acclaimed; pioneering historic international cultural exchange with Cuba; and the creation of The Light Box at Goldman Warehouse, a multi-use performance and visual art space in Miami’s Wynwood Arts District. She previously served as Associate Director of Development for Florida Grand Opera, Deputy Director for the Department of Cultural Affairs at Miami Dade Community College, Wolfson Campus, co-founded an Off Broadway theater company (New York Rep), and served for six years as a Program Associate in the Arts & Culture Program of the AT&T Foundation. She received a B.A. in Fine Arts from the College of Charleston in South Carolina, and a MFA in Theater Arts from Brandeis University in Boston, MA.